Don't let Netflix take over your summer experience. Miami is full of activities but if you are seeking for more than an urban experience, a day trip is the best way to battle monotony. There are many fun day trips near Miami for you to take this summer.
From campgrounds to water parks, there are plenty of nearby destinations to enjoy this season that will change your mind about the city forever.
Price: starting at $19.95 per person
Address: 8225 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL 32940
Why you need to go: This roadside attraction allows visitors to climb, crawl and zip through the lush landscapes of wilderness. There are about 14 thrilling ziplines and different obstacle levels for the adventure-seeker. You can enjoy different wildlife on the canopy walk or enjoy a thrilling experience through the different elements.
Highlands Hammock State Park
Price: $6 per vehicle
Address: 5931 Hammock Rd. Sebring FL 33872
Why you need to go: This hidden 9,000 acre paradise has one of the best campgrounds in the state. The magnificent ecosystem offer visitors hiking, wildlife viewing, and stargazing opportunities. It also has a perfect scenic view and a three-mile paved loop drive for biking or strolling.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Price: $7 per person.
Address: 4000 Morikami Park Rd. Delray Beach, FL 33446
Why you need to go: This summer the museum is hosting a Sushi and Stroll event on July 12th. During the night event guests are welcomed to stroll the gardens at night, while eating sushi and enjoying a drum live performance.
Gordon River Greenway
Address: Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples, FL 34102
Why you need to go: This is a trail that boasts a lush landscape with unique wildlife. The greenway is surrounded by water views, pine flatwoods and mangroves that make this the perfect place for strolling.
Key Deer Refuge
Address: Key Deer Boulevard, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Why you need to go: If you are looking to connect with nature this place will make you feel like a Disney character. This place has the smallest species of deer in North America roaming around. Even though you are not supposed to feed the deer, you can take pictures of them.
Oh My Chocolates
Price: Average of $2.50 per piece
Address: 335 N Clematis St. West Palm Beach, FL 33401.
Why you need to go: Yes, it is worth the trip. This place has all sizes of stuffed-animals with old-fashioned and home-made chocolates. You can find custom gelato and over 70 varieties of confections. After a trip here, you can visit Restoration Hardware rooftop for lunch.
Address: West of Naples
Why you need to go: Beautiful island with ice cream boats serving the sweetest ice cream. This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the summer.